Homecoming 2014 Wrap-up


Over 1,400 alumnae participated in Spelman College’s four-day homecoming celebration. Events began Thursday, Oct. 16 with Spelman’s Arts and Entertainment Summit, which offered student-alumnae mentoring opportunities and a conversation with Broadway producer Alia Jones-Harvey, C'95. After weeks of SpelChat prep videos, alumnae job seekers connected … [Read more...]

Reasons for Joy

Dr. TatumMistyCopeland

“Life will always provide matters for concern.  Each day, however, brings with it reasons for joy.” Saint Benedict In the daily life of a college president, it is easy to stay focused on the matters of concern: the need for more financial aid for deserving students; the necessity for the renovation and expansion of an aging arts facility; the … [Read more...]

Founders Day Praise

Spelman Hymn

“Spelman, thy name we praise…” While these words are uttered from the lips of hundreds throughout the year, annually they take on a special meaning when the collective voices of Spelman students and alumnae sing them together on Founders Day. Founders Day Convocation is a rite of passage for all Spelman women. First-year students pour into … [Read more...]

The Perfect Gift


When it comes to holiday giving, we often say “it is the thought that counts.”  Even so, most of us want to find the perfect gift for our loved ones – something that will be used and truly appreciated, not just something that will be graciously received but then perhaps returned to the store or even “re-gifted” to someone else. But what do you … [Read more...]

News Briefs


  Presidential Webchat Marks First Anniversary of the Wellness Revolution Nov. 1, 2013, marked the one-year anniversary of Spelman’s Wellness Revolution. For the occasion,  the held its first webchat, Advancing the Health of Black Women, featuring Spelman’s president, Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D., and the dean and executive vice … [Read more...]

Homecoming 2013 Kickoff


The countdown to Homecoming 2013 has officially begun as the Office of Alumnae Affairs prepares to welcome alumnae back home, and the Office of Student Life and Engagement places the finishing touches on a week of events for Spelman students.. “This year is unique because Spelman College, Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University are all … [Read more...]

Sounds of Music at Spelman College

1953 Spelman College Glee Club at Christmas Carol Concert Performance

Since the first Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert was performed Dec. 21, 1927, the College has been synonymous with musical celebrations. On any given week, you will hear musical melodies flowing on campus, from the convocation preludes played by College organist Dr. Joyce Johnson to the sounds of student musicians. This is especially true … [Read more...]

AJ Johnson, C’85, Inspires Students to Live Healthy


She is best known for her film roles in “School Daze,” “House Party” and “Baby Boy,” but before AJ Johnson, C’85, graced Hollywood’s big screen, she walked the campus of Spelman College. “I had the time of my life while being prepared for anything the world wanted to throw at me.” said Johnson of her Spelman experience. While studying Psychology … [Read more...]